Quadruple Singing Bird Automaton by Bontems
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
- Date / Time :
- November 03, 2005 10:00AM
Quadruple Singing Bird Automaton by Bontems, the four birds with brightly-colored plumage, articulated heads, beaks, wings and tails, two on perches, one flapping in nest, and one sitting on the floor of the domed cage, on bow-fronted brass base decorated with repousse swags and gilt-metal corner mounts, containing going-barrel movement and birdsong, ht. 23 in.